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#SpaceWatchGL Op’Ed: UNISPACE+50: It Was The Best Of Times – It Was The Worst Of Times

By Dr. Michael K. Simpson The good, the bad, the great, and the ugly were all on display as the United Nations community gathered in Vienna last month to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the first UN space policy conference. Dubbed UNISPACE+50, the celebration commemorated UNISPACE I, a conference that …

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Australia’s Sky & Space Global Signs MoU With China Great Wall Industry Corporation For Pearl Constellation Launch

Sky and Space Global Ltd. (SAS), the New Space satellite communications company that is listed on the Australian Stock Exchange, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with China Great Wall Industry Corporation (CGWIC) for the potential launch of SAS’s Pearl constellation of satellites. Under the terms of this MOU, …

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#SpaceWatchGL Op’ed: On-Orbit Servicing or Roadside Assistance In Space by BusinessCom Networks

There is a new sector emerging within the space industry that could utterly revolutionise the satellite sector. On-orbit servicing could be the biggest advancement the industry has seen yet as it could bring with it the capabilities to tackle space debris, to repair operational satellites and even upgrade them, reducing …

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Arabsat To Assist Cloud Constellation Corporation In Providing SpaceBelt Cloud Data Storage

Arabsat will assist U.S.-based company Cloud Constellation Corporation in providing space-based cloud data storage with the aim of improving data storage security. Arabsat and Cloud Constellation announced last week that they have entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to develop a go-to-market strategy for enterprise and government customers in …

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UAE’s Yahsat Seeks To Enter Burgeoning Internet Of Things Market

UAE’s Yahsat is looking at providing satellite connectivity for managing networked devices in the Internet of Things (IoT) in a bid to ensure growing revenues in the coming years. The Mubadala Investment Company-owned satellite operator will use this move to enter the mobility and IoT segments, as well as possibly …

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Israel’s Gilat Receives Large Contract For Telecoms Infrastructure From Peru’s Fitel

Israel’s Gilat has received a U.S.$153.6 million contract from the Peruvian telecommunications investment fund, Fitel, to help build rural telecommunications infrastructure in the Amazonas and Ica regions of Peru and help bridge the rural divide. These two projects were announced last week. The Amazonas region project was awarded for U.S.$108 …

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